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New Frontiers Of The Signal Strength Study

Neuroscientists are now also looking at the basal ganglia region of the brain, commonly associated with motor control, apart from reward-based learning and decision making.

The new frontiers of this study include the brain’s attention, action cues and even the elusive subject of consciousness.

The brain, it seems, is interlinked and interconnected in many ways yet to be understood.

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